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    News and Information about the New Providence School District
    January 2012

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    Here's What's Happening in Our Schools

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    NPHS Students Selected for Regional and All-State Ensembles

    Four NPHS singers recently represented New Providence High School in the Central New Jersey Region Choirs and one High School student was accepted into the very prestigious All-State Band.

    AWR Holds its Holiday Care Fair

    One of the key components to the Care Fair was that the students themselves acted as ambassadors, with classrooms of older students working with classes of younger students. A total of $6,948.00 dollars was raised and donated to fifteen different charities.

    Students Participate in Model United Nations

    Over eighty New Providence students recently attended the annual Model United Nations conference, at Hershey Park Convention Center, along with over 1500 other students.

    New Providence Students Compete at NJ Science Olympiad

    New Providence high and middle school students recently competed against 22 other schools in the New Jersey Regional Science Olympiad held at Union County College.

    New York Liberty Players Visit Salt Brook

    Former NY Liberty players Kym Hampton and Sue Wicks, along with other representatives from the organization and their mascot, Maddie, visited Salt Brook to celebrate both National Girls & Women in Sports Day and the 40th Anniversary of Title IX.

    Did you know the New Providence School District website contains links to the school calendar, upcoming events, photo galleries and information about everything happening at NPHS, NP Middle School, Roberts, and Salt Brook? Take a look today!

    NP Middle School Participates in Positive Behavior Support in Schools (PBSIS)

    Since the beginning of 2009-10 school year, a group of Middle School staff members have been training in the implementation of the Positive Behaviors Support in Schools (PBSIS) Project, which helps create a positive learning environment with decreased discipline problems and increased opportunities for student learning.

    Preschool Paper Pick-Up Pride

    The Preschool classes of A.W.R. recently announced the formation of the “Preschool Paper Pick-Up Pride”. The program was designed to encourage everyone at A.W.R. to recycle paper items throughout the year.

    The Pirates of Penzance Coming March 16-18

    The New Providence High School music and drama departments are currently rehearsing the classic Gilbert & Sullivan show, The Pirates of Penzance.

    Teachers to take the Polar Bear Plunge for Charity

    New Providence High School teachers Colleen Hennessey and Bill Vivona are registered participants for the 19th "Polar Bear Plunge" to be held on Saturday, February 25 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. The charity event requires that 'plungers' raise donations to be applied toward support of The Special Olympics Program.

    NPHS Earns Gold Keys in Scholastic Art Awards

    Twenty-eight students in the New Providence art department placed in the Scholastic Art Awards, a national competition earning eight gold keys, seven silver keys, and thirteen honorable mentions for their entries.

    Salt Brook Spelling Bee

    On a cold January night, Salt Brook held its annual Spelling Bee for students in grades 4-6. The students had first participated in a preliminary round of written and oral spelling in their classrooms that had produced the twelve finalists at each grade level.

    Keep the Date!

    (Check this space for events happening throughout the school year.)

    Kindergarten Registration for September 2012
    Tuesday March 6th

    Snow Days Make-Up
    Thursday February 23rd and Friday February 24th
     
    Curriculum Presentation at Board of Education meeting
    Monday February 27th
     
    Superintendent Forum Dates:
    All meetings are open to the public and will be held in the High School/ Middle School Media Center from 7:00pm to 8:00pm.
    March 21, 2012: Budget
Last Modified on March 16, 2012